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Jan 2, 2010 10:30am EST
of gay rights in america. then, behind the headlines: should organ donors receive financial compensation? [ ♪music ] >> bonnie: hello, i'm bonnie erbÉ, happy new year, and welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first: gay rights in 2010. 2009 was a landmark year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, culminating in the election of houston's first openly lesbian mayor. in so doing, houston became the largest u.s. city to elect an openly gay mayor. mayor elect annise parker told us, as did other lgbt leaders, about the gay rights movement's future in the new year. >> oh, i absolutely believe that my win is a step forward for the gay community, the lgbt community. it's that we have to put it in context. i have been out since i was 16. i am 53 years old now. i was an activist in college, an activist in my early 20s. the world has changed. what my election says is, one more example of the fact that the world has changed. and what i have been working for all these years is for all of us to be able to be recogn
Jan 10, 2010 9:30am EST
is america. doctors who dohat they should lose their licenses. the flip side ofhe story is, brings up the debate of well, she does have nine children. she's unmarried we all know what the statists are of raising children in -- >> bonni she doesn't -- she has canr. she's on disability, she tas care of her kid , we do, the taxyer dollars ta care of her children. at are we supposed to do in a circumance like this? it is sad for everyone and who pays the price? the chilen do. should we have a system s up where you kw i understan only two of them are on welfare but she's nothe onl person who has multiple children where the governnt ends up ping for them and becomes a surroga parent. that's unhealthy for the ildren. that doesn't work up f anyone. th brings up a whole other social discussion. i agree with you. they should not have sterilized this woman, that's the bottom line. it brings back the question of genics that we do not need to resit in any way, spe or form. i do understand how people are concernedbout the issue of welfe. ifomeone is not able to provide for their childre financial
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